A PICK OF                 THE MONTH

Fantastic Fungi

One of the best docs of the past year, great for inspiring some science love in your household
3.20.20

Little Women

 

 

With an all-star cast and stellar directing by Greta Gerwig (Ladybird), Little Women is arguably the best film of 2019. Gerwig takes the beloved title for a modern spin, deftly mixing up the traditional timeline, to

2.1.20

The Power of Puppets

 

A new exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center offers a fun, inter-generational adventure – one in which puppets connect memories and shared ideals between kids and adults. Who among us does not have an intense childhood connection to a …

7.4.18

Sports Film Legends

In the past two months, two icons of sports filmmaking have left us. The first was Bruce Brown (The Endless Summer) who helped to romanticize the surfing lifetsyle, and died in December 2017. And this week, an iconoclastic

1.26.18

Mary and the Witch’s Flower at the Aero

This weekend at The Aero, bring the family to see a new anime film from alumni of Studio Ghibli. Mary and the Witch's Flower is based on a popular 1971 book "The Little Broomstick", and is recommended by Common Sense as 8+
1.17.18

5 Satisfying Movies to End the Year On

For kids and adults - the best picks for the rest of 2018
12.8.17

Battle of the Sexes

Battle of the Sexes tells the story of Billie Jean King and her epic feminist victory over Bobby Riggs. Emma Stone as Billie Jean is fun to watch, and Steve Carrell does a great job giving Bobby Riggs some humanity. …

11.8.17

Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan's latest film tells the incredible story of Dunkirk, a miraculous moment in WW2 history that is largely unknown outside of Great Britain.
8.30.17

Carne y Arena at LACMA

Alejandro Iñárritu’s art and virtual reality installation, “Carne y Arena”, opened at LACMA in early July for a  limited run, after debuting at Cannes and having already spent some time at Milan’s Fondazione Prada. I visited this week — the …

8.16.17